Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management

Course Cost: £1800.00
SQA code: GJ53 84
Ofqual code: 601/3051/9
Minimum Total Qualification Time: 1720
Minimum Guided Learning Hours: 447
Minimum Credit value: 172

The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management will enable learners to develop knowledge and skills in areas such as site management within the construction industry.

This qualification covers areas including building and civil engineering, conservation, demolition, highways and maintenance and residential development.

The NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management qualification is available in England and Wales through colleges and training providers, such as Target Zero.


What is The Purpose of The NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management Course?

The NVQ construction site management qualification is designed to train people to a Construction Site Senior Management Role, such as a Construction Site Manager. This qualification is aimed at people who are in work and are looking for recognition of their prior learning and experience in their chosen industry.

Learners can then build on the skills and knowledge gained from achievement of this qualification when working towards achieving another qualification or gaining employment.

The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management will provide a sound basis for working and advancing in the subject area for a range of potential learners.

The qualification is designed to lead the learner to one or more of the following objectives:

  • Supporting a role in the workplace
  • Knowledge, understanding and skills

Target Zero will help to train up the leader and progress their skills and knowledge in the relevant industry.

The NVQ Level 6 Construction Management qualification will confirm the learner’s occupational competence as a Construction Site Manager. Upon completion, the qualification will provide the knowledge and confirmation to employers, industry managers and card schemes that the learner has the necessary skills and knowledge needed to carry out the role of a Construction Site Manager.

How Is the Qualification Assessed?

The NVQ level 6 construction qualification is assessed by completing a portfolio of evidence which details what learners have completed at work through a variety of evidence styles such as observation, professional discussion, witness testimony and supporting documentary evidence. The assessor can work alongside the learner to confirm that they have met the requirements of the qualification and that they are therefore competent in their role.

Competence will be displayed through the assessor observing the learner, who will demonstrate that they can work to the industry standard and comply with current legislation and company procedures. The assessment process will also ensure that the learner can complete tasks as directed and that they can interpret instructions correctly. Learners will demonstrate that they can select the appropriate resources for the task and manage a construction site to the nationally recognised standard.  They will also demonstrate that they can complete tasks within the given timescales and specifications.

What Does the Diploma in Construction Site Management Cover?

As this is a competence-based qualification, learners will be acquiring the knowledge and skills required through on-the-job experience. The Diploma has a range of pathways and is linked to typical job roles that learners will encounter within the industry.

To achieve the whole qualification learners will require a minimum of 172 credits.  Learners must complete the mandatory units plus options units from the following structures:

  • The Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) – Building and Civil Engineering consists of 19 mandatory Units
  • The Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) – Conservation consists of 17 mandatory Units and 2 Optional Units
  • The Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) – Demolition consists of 14 mandatory Units and 4 optional Units
  • The Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) – Highways and Maintenance Repair consists of 16 mandatory Units and 2 optional Units
  • The Diploma in Construction Site Management (Construction) – Residential Development consists of 19 mandatory Units and 1 optional Unit

Who Is the Construction Site Management Qualification Designed For?

This qualification is suitable for:

  • People in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • Workers wishing to progress into a supervisory position
  • People in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • Individuals who wish to start their own business
  • School and college students with a part-time job that enables them to develop the appropriate skills in the workplace
  • Full-time and part-time study

Entry to the qualification is at the discretion of the centre. This qualification is mainly taken by individuals who are employed in the construction industry.

Apprenticeships

This qualification is a mandatory component in the Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management Levels 4, 5, and 6.

Progression

Learners may progress from the Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management to further qualifications at degree level in a related discipline.

The qualification may lead to employment within the construction industry in a construction senior management role (e.g. as a Construction Site Manager) or further education.

The Benefits of Completing the NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management Diploma

There are a number of benefits to completing this qualification, including:

  • Increased earning potential
  • The qualification is recognised as comparable to a degree in construction management
  • Demonstrates commitment to personal and professional development
  • Provides business benefits for potential employers
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competence to an industry standard
  • Access to the Black CSCS card

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